HyperDic: hardy

English > 5 senses of the word hardy / Hardy:
ADJECTIVEallhardy, stalwart, stout, sturdyhaving rugged physical strength
allhardyable to survive under unfavorable weather conditions
allhardy, audacious, brave, dauntless, fearless, intrepid, unfearinginvulnerable to fear or intimidation
NOUNperson Hardy, Oliver HardyUnited States slapstick comedian who played the pompous and overbearing member of the Laurel and Hardy duo who made many films (1892-1957)
person Hardy, Thomas HardyEnglish novelist and poet (1840-1928)
hardy / Hardy > pronunciation
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English > hardy: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships.
Example"hardy explorers of northern Canada"
Synonymsstalwart, stout, sturdy
BroaderrobustSturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction
Spanishfuerte, resistente, robusto
Nounshardinessthe property of being strong and healthy in constitution
English > hardy: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningAble to survive under unfavorable weather conditions.
Examples
  • "strawberries are hardy and easy to grow"
  • "camels are tough and hardy creatures"
BroaderrobustSturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction
Spanishresistente
English > hardy: 5 senses > adjective 3
Meaninginvulnerable to fear or intimidation.
Synonymsaudacious, brave, dauntless, fearless, intrepid, unfearing
Broaderboldfearless and daring
Spanishatrevida, atrevido, audaz, bravo, impávida, impávido, impertérrita, impertérrito, imperturbable, intrépida, intrépido, valeroso, valiente
Catalanaudaç, coratjós, impàvid, intrèpid, valent, valerós
English > Hardy: 5 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningUnited States slapstick comedian who played the pompous and overbearing member of the Laurel and Hardy duo who made many films (1892-1957).
SynonymOliver Hardy
Instance ofcomedian, comicA professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts
Member ofLaurel and HardyUnited States slapstick comedy duo who made many films together
SpanishHardy, Oliver Hardy
CatalanHardy, Oliver Hardy
English > Hardy: 5 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningEnglish novelist and poet (1840-1928).
SynonymThomas Hardy
Instance ofwriter, authorWrites (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
SpanishHardy, Thomas Hardy
CatalanHardy, Thomas Hardy

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